Cindy Estrada is a vice president of the International Union, UAW (United Auto Workers). She is the first Latina to serve as a UAW vice president. Cindy directs the union's Independents, Parts and Suppliers Department, the Public Employee and Health Care Servicing Department, and the Women's Department. A longtime union organizer and activist, she led the charge in bringing about one of the largest organizing victories of Spanish-speaking workers at an auto parts manufacturer in 1999. She participates in a number of community-based activities and sits on the boards of Mi Familia Vota, the National Advisory Committee for Labor Provisions of Free Trade Agreements, the Economic Alliance of Michigan, and the Advisory Board of Labor at Wayne State University. Cindy is a lifelong Democrat and an active member of the Coalition of Labor Union Women and the Labor Council for Latin American Advancement. She is involved in numerous charitable organizations.